Man pays off mortgagewith pennies
Published: July 6, 2012 at 4:35 PM
MILFORD, Mass., July 6 (UPI) — A Massachusetts man said he collected pennies for 35 years so he could make his final mortgage payment with 62,000 of the coins.
Thomas Daigle said he decided to make the final payment “memorable” when he and his wife, Sandra, moved into their Milford home in 1977 and purchased it with a mortgage from Milford Federal, The Milford Daily News reported Friday.
“It was something I wanted to do,” Daigle said. “I always follow through.”
“I was just praying I didn’t die first,” he said.
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WUPN: Got to give this couple credit, they could of went bankrupt on the house and let President Obama pick up the tab.
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